Rob is one of RPS’ most senior and experienced staff and a valued member of the Executive General Management team. He brings to his role a deep understanding of infrastructure planning and delivery and a hands-on perspective of our alliance contracts.
A project leader, Rob has some 20 years’ of experience on communications, transport, water, wastewater, industrial, energy and other infrastructure projects. He has worked with clients during all phases of the project lifecycle, including project feasibility, planning, design, approvals, construction and operations.
In the environment space, Rob has broad-ranging experience in managing the preparation of strategic planning studies, environmental assessments and environmental management systems (EMS) for large and complex programs and projects, both in Australia and overseas. His leadership in environmental management was highlighted by his delivering the EMS for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games – the first Summer Olympic Games with an EMS certified against ISO 14001.
In communications, Rob has lead community and stakeholder communication teams for infrastructure programs and projects that have required close management of the relationship between project teams and community members.
For construction, Rob has been the environmental manager for a range of programs and projects, delivered under design and construct, relationship and alliance contracts. He has held alliance leadership team (ALT) and alliance management team (AMT) roles on Sydney Water, City of Sydney and Energy Australia alliances.
In his role as Executive General Manager – Environment & Water, Rob leads a large team of environment and water specialist consultants working across Australia and Asia Pacific.